NOLA ChristmasFest Gifting Holiday Cheer to Military and First Responders with ½ Off Friday Admissions

NEW ORLEANS – NOLA ChristmasFest presented by Coca-Cola may be decked out in red, white, and green décor, but the largest indoor holiday event on the Gulf Coast is gifting half-off entries on Fridays to service members who defend and honor the red, white, and blue. Military service members, including Veterans and first responders who… Read More about NOLA ChristmasFest Gifting Holiday Cheer to Military and First Responders with ½ Off Friday Admissions

Convention Center Authority Receives Responses to RFQ for Master Developer

The Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority (Authority), the governing board of the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, received five responses to a Request for Qualifications to identify a Master Developer for its planned mixed-use, upriver development. A nationwide Request for Qualifications (RFQ) was issued in September, 2019. The five qualified… Read More about Convention Center Authority Receives Responses to RFQ for Master Developer

NOLA ChristmasFest Returns to Downtown New Orleans December 20th; Tickets On Sale Online Starting November 1st

NOLA ChristmasFest transforms 350,000 sq. ft. of convention space into an awe-inspiring indoor “winter wonderland” NEW ORLEANS – It’s the most magical time of the year, and with nearly 350,000 sq. ft. of holiday entertainment, NOLA ChristmasFest, presented by Coca-Cola promises to dazzle locals and visitors alike with eye-popping attractions and activities for both kids… Read More about NOLA ChristmasFest Returns to Downtown New Orleans December 20th; Tickets On Sale Online Starting November 1st

New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Names New Director of Sustainability & Corporate Social Responsibility

The New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center’s award-winning sustainability program has proven to be a model of excellence through its innovations in energy efficiency, composting and recycling, and more. The Convention Center continues to lead the way to a greener future by establishing a Director of Sustainability and Corporate Social Responsibility and naming Linda… Read More about New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Names New Director of Sustainability & Corporate Social Responsibility

Convention Center Authority To Hold Public Meeting On Planned Headquarters Hotel Project

Authority Obtains Significant Concessions from Hotel Developer to Benefit of City and State The Ernest N. Morial Convention Center Exhibition Hall Authority (“Authority”) will hold a Public Meeting on Monday, October 21st to solicit public comment on its plans to develop a 1,200 room hotel attached to the Convention Center.  The meeting will be held beginning… Read More about Convention Center Authority To Hold Public Meeting On Planned Headquarters Hotel Project

New Orleans Convention Center Authority Launches Latest Expansion

SEBconnect brings small businesses one click closer to opportunity New Orleans, LA – The Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Convention Center Authority, the governing board of the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, announced the launch of SEBconnect, a new, first-of-its-kind tool built to create awareness and educate local business owners in real-time about… Read More about New Orleans Convention Center Authority Launches Latest Expansion

First-Ever Comprehensive Convention Center Transportation Center Opens To Rave Reviews

NEW ORLEANS – The New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center opened its new Transportation Center for buses, shuttles, taxis and ride shares to rave reviews. The Convention Center made a significant investment to improve public safety and convenience of residents, local commuters and event attendees by eliminating shuttles, taxis and ride-shares on the boulevard… Read More about First-Ever Comprehensive Convention Center Transportation Center Opens To Rave Reviews

Traffic Advisory: Eastbound Right Lane of Poydras Street to Temporarily Close Monday, September 30

Traffic Advisory Eastbound Right Lane of Poydras Street to Temporarily Close Monday, September 30 The eastbound right hand lane of Poydras Street in front of Gordon Biersch will temporarily close for construction on Monday, September 30, 2019, around 11:00 am. to facilitate a portion of the demolition and roadwork that extends into the Poydras intersection…. Read More about Traffic Advisory: Eastbound Right Lane of Poydras Street to Temporarily Close Monday, September 30

Convention Center Authority Extends Deadline for Responses to RFQ for Master Developer to October 18th

Due to strong interest from both the local and national development community, the Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority (Authority) has extended the deadline for the initial response to its selection process to find a qualified developer for its development upriver.  Request for Qualifications (RFQ) responses will now be due on October 18th…. Read More about Convention Center Authority Extends Deadline for Responses to RFQ for Master Developer to October 18th

Convention Center Authority Issues RFQ for Master Developer of Convention Center District Development Project

The Ernest N. Morial New Orleans Exhibition Hall Authority (Authority), the governing board of the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, is soliciting responses from qualified Master Developers to create a Comprehensive Development Plan and Strategy for the approximately 20 acres of the Authority’s overall 47 acre parcel adjacent to the Convention Center in… Read More about Convention Center Authority Issues RFQ for Master Developer of Convention Center District Development Project